A car accident occurs when one vehicle hits another vehicle, an object, a person, or even an animal. This can result in severe property damage or bodily damage. Traffic laws are different from state to state, and a driver who causes an accident by breaking any of these regulations is usually found to be at fault or held accountable for damages. So, if it is determined that you were not at fault in an accident, you can definitely be compensated.
After a car accident, many people will need medical attention, chiropractic care, or physical therapy. TennesseeAccidentTeam can get you the right lawyer and medical advice! We can ensure that you are properly represented against a large insurance company.
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The first thing you should do, after making sure you’re OK, is call the police. Even if you feel it’s a minor accident, call them anyway.
Along with filing a police report and making a record of the accident, a medical team will also arrive on the scene to check for any serious injuries.
This can be useful if you need to file a personal injury lawsuit after the accident.
If your case ever goes to court, it’s important to have all the evidence you can get.
The most important information you should get are:
- The Other Driver’s Info:
- Contact Info.
- License Plate #
- Vehicle Info.
- Insurance Info.
- Driver’s License #
–Witnesses: If anyone is around the scene, ask them to stay until the police arrive. Their witness statements can help your case later.
–Photos: Take pictures of everything! The damage to your car and their car, your injuries, and even the road and traffic lights.
The short answer: Yes. Always look for medical attention after a car accident. Injuries don’t always happen immediately, they may take time to develop.
Insurance companies can also claim your injuries are not related to the car accident if you don’t diagnose them in time. This can negatively affect your personal injury claim, reducing your compensation.
If you’re given a citation, filing a personal injury claim becomes a lot harder. Regardless, the Tennessee Accident Team can refer you to an experienced attorney who can let you know if a claim is still possible.
Make sure to go to a mechanic and have your car inspected, even if there isn’t much damage at all.
If any damage taken by your car isn’t documented, insurance companies might refuse to cover them, claiming the damage wasn’t caused by the accident.
Check with your insurance company if they have a preferred repair shop you can
Your car is considered totaled if fixing the car costs more than the car itself. If totaled, your insurance company will compensate your for how much they believe the car is worth.
Usually though, the money they give you is lower than the actual cost of the car. The Tennessee Accident Team can connect you to an attorney who will help you decide if you should take the money or not.
You might have a claim if you were injured in an accident and are not at fault.
If you have a claim, you can receive compensation for your injuries and as well as any hospital bills, repair bills, or any other expenses involving the accident.
The Tennessee Accident Team will refer you to a professional attorney who will help you build your case!
Do not give recorded statements untilyou’ve spoken to an attorney. Saying the wrong thing to your insurance company can affect your settlement.